CIVIL FRONT: Yoo-Hooikins

From the underwear industry last week came a kittenish echo of Lieut. General Ben Lear's Memphis Incident. Announced by Blue Swan Mills (manufacturers of Minnikins, Frillikins, Smoothikins, many anotherkins) was the Panty-of-the-Month for December. It will be made of olive-drab cotton and rayon, archly embroidered (on the left hip) "Yoo-Hoo." Its inevitable name: Yoo-Hooikins.


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